by William Blake (1757 - 1827)
Translation © by Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit

Proverb III
Language: English 
Available translation(s): FRE SPA
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Proverbe III", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit) , "Proverbio III", copyright © 2019, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Proverbio III
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the English 
El pájaro un nido, la araña una red, el hombre la amistad.


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